Outdoor Fun

Geocaching for Hi-Tech Outdoor Fun

Geocaching for Hi-Tech Outdoor Fun

by Betsy Natter If you’re all tapped out on Pokémon Go, the latest virtual seek and find game, perhaps a real world navigational game that’s been around for nearly two decades may be the answer. Geocaching is a high-tech outdoor treasure hunt where participants use GPS coordinates to locate hidden items anywhere in the world. […]

Montgomerian on the Move: Hitting the Bull’s Eye in Pamplona

Montgomerian on the Move: Hitting the Bull’s Eye in Pamplona

by Anna Idler “There is a man reading a newspaper front of us.” Rachel poked my arm and motioned to the front of the crowd. Though my five-foot frame doesn’t allow me to see much in these congested situations, I managed to locate him: she was right. An elderly man in a red “Pamplona” bandana […]

9 Talks and Walks about Things that Fly, Tweet and Buzz!

9 Talks and Walks about Things that Fly, Tweet and Buzz!

by Betsy Natter Summer is for the Birds & Bees – and other creatures! The air is warm and filled with all kinds of flying and tweeting. Grab the family and buzz over to one of these outdoor walks or attend an educational talk and learn more about the creatures that fill our summer skies. […]

3 Unique Outdoor Games to Try this Summer

3 Unique Outdoor Games to Try this Summer

By Betsy Natter Are you looking to try some outdoor activities that go beyond backyard ring toss? Montgomery County has lots of courts and courses where you can try your hand at some not so common sports. Grab a partner or the whole gang and try one of these outdoor recreational spots. Mennonite Heritage Center […]

Hometown Hero Brandon McManus to Host Football Skills Camp

Hometown Hero Brandon McManus to Host Football Skills Camp

It was 10am Eastern Standard Time, but 8am in Colorado where hometown hero, Brandon McManus, was calling in from. The Hatfield-native was no doubt exhausted after having attended the Super Bowl Ring ceremony at Denver’s Sports Authority Field the evening before. “After a cocktail hour in the locker room, each of us received a gold […]

3 Ways to Keep Cool in Montgomery County’s Waterways

3 Ways to Keep Cool in Montgomery County’s Waterways

by Betsy Natter Looking for new ways to keep cool during a hot summer day? Montgomery County’s many creeks, rivers, lakes and ponds provide lots of opportunities to cool off and enjoy a day out. Whether fishing, canoeing or just poking around for little critters there’s something here for everyone. Norristown Farm Park – Knee Deep […]

Green Lane Park Hosts “Creek Critters” Program

Green Lane Park Hosts “Creek Critters” Program

Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will hold a program entitled “Creek Critters” on Saturday, June 11, 2016 beginning at 1:00pm. Join the staff at Green Lane Park and investigate the amazing creatures that live in moving waters. Participants will use nets to collect creatures and learn about their many adaptations for life in the creek. Wear water shoes […]

Get Out and Go Montco This Summer

Get Out and Go Montco This Summer

In conjunction with National Trails Day on June 4th, the Montgomery County Health Department (MCHD), with assistance from the Montgomery County Planning Commission (MCPC), and the Parks, Trails, and Historic Sites Division (PTHS) of the Department of Assets and Infrastructure, will launch an exciting new way to “Get Out and Go Montco” – the Montco […]

2016 Montgomery County Father’s Day Guide

2016 Montgomery County Father’s Day Guide

It’s dad’s turn! He’s there for you 365 days out of the year and now its your turn to be there for him on Father’s Day, which takes place on June 19, 2016. Plan the perfect day to say thanks. Create lasting memories with dad in the Montgomery County Father’s Day Guide: Eat Forcella Restaurant 310 […]

Montco Happening TV Visits The Little Lost Creek Alpaca Farm

Montco Happening TV Visits The Little Lost Creek Alpaca Farm

Montco Happening TV stops in at Montgomery County’s very own Alpaca Farm! The Little Lost Creek Alpaca Farm in Salford breeds quality alpacas, produces fine fiber for hand spinners and knitters, and hosts a variety community events, camps, and programs. Visitors are welcome to the farm and shop by appointment at 1980 Quarry RD., Salford, Pennsylvania 18957.